Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, April 17, 1910, NEWS SECTION, Image 1

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    Omaha Sunday Bee.
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For Nelirstt .1 -n'ra'.ly fi'r.
For lows Fair,
j For i;hiT rynrt paga 2.
jlcss oaa to ekszt.
Suffragists Wind Up a Stormy Session
in the National
Canital. .
Gompcrs Taking
Hand in Settling '
Big Coal Strike
Will Confer with Officials of Miners
and Talks with the Com
attitude of President Taft Eas ft Sala
atory Iffict XJpcn ths Gea
eral Conditions.
Harder Trial Positirely Will Be
Called. Declares Prosecutor
Virgil Conkling".
Somber of Changes ia Eailroad
Circlei Are Contemplated.
M' - -"-- I
English Capital Eefrins to Encroach !
Upon American Railway Lines.
Swllrhnfaa' strike Had Bad Weather
Only Tlhl lies Flavian; Tendency
te Retard Oaward Marrn
ef ladaatry.
l Compere will attend. The Philadelphia
XE York. April lfi. (Special Tlejrrsm conferences relate to the settlement of the
to The Bee Commencing Mjndar, when i Philadelphia street car strike,
the United States supreme court ordered Fmm Philadelphia Gompers will likeiy
t 'e re-arrimer.t of the American Tobacco ' go to P1tt.Jiurir, where he will eor-fer with
c mpa.iy aid Standard OH ca.ies, the stock officials of the miners and later with rep
irarke: commenced tj assume vteady resentatives of the steel companits and the
strength. There was a relaxation in the I
business hesltauon throughout the country 1
hen the announcement cume from Wash- ,
This week the total buslnews of the stock
market was about ICS.i'fl shares, and
4 widely distributed. There were several
i contributing cnusei this week to add a
brighter filing to the market.
The United States Steel corporation hss
, Increased the wages of ItsW.OiO men prao
, ticaily per cent, which will likely fore
stall any labor troubles. The coal miners
! In the western Pannsjivania district and
! skirting the Pittsburg coal belt cava an
1 advance of waire) offered them, but the
; atrike situation is by no means Improved.
, President Taffs attitude against the pro
4Tjsed Investigation had a salutatory ef
fect. The g:ild shipments to Europe still
keep up and at the present time $12,000,000
In gold hits been sent abroad.
Rallmad f haaarea Cnatrainlateil.
A number of changes are contemplated
' in the railroad field. A report from Mon
treal saya that Sir Thomas' Phaughnesay,
premdunt of the Canadian Pacific m plan
ning to resign. It Is understood at tha
same tima that A. J. Earling. preKident of
tha Cbicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul has
1 signified his Intention of resigning. Marvin
Hugitt. president of the Chicago . North
western, is-said to be contemplating
ir.ent. 3. T. Harrahan's connection with
tha liilno'.s Central has commenced to be
lookad upon as merely nominal. These
ch.-tngea will bring soma new men ta tba
So far au tha railroad industry to cort
erroed, cundltioua of tha week were en
couraging. Develop ant a twniled to thow
k that business la growing steadily better.
EngilHh capHai haa begun to encroach on
tha American railroad field to a noticeable
extent. The Pearson syndicate Is now a i
T heavy holder of Rock Island. Tha English
syndirate la alHo accredited, with now ha.v-
ing complete control of the Lehigh Valley.
The Pearson clique holds JlS.fW0.000 worth
of Rork Inland bond., in addition to the
preferred and common stock.
President Howard Elliott of the North
ern Fat-iOc. who waa In New Turk several
days, before leaving for St. Paul said that j which the bulls control, the strong bear
conditions west of the Misaouri river were clique operating In the New York pit will
higbiy favorable for a good businees year, j tender from 2W.0OO to 2D0.1IM bales on enn
Ha twid that there was an increased acre-j tracts to the Paiten-Brown-Haynes-Pcfiles
ae under cultivation and that the lumber ; bull pool, known as the "big f jur."
industry waa undergoing a boom. The general Impression at this time is
At the end of the eiirht months of tha that, so far aa the bull pool itself Is enn
current Cucai year for the HU1 roads, three ; certjed. Patten personally will be cailed
of the four had earned a full year's surplus upon to supply the bulk of the funds
required to maintain the current dividends. ! needed to pay for the cotton the bears will
The Colorado Southern has the widest j deliver. His ability to do so is not double.!.
lead over surplus requirements, but the
Burilngtoo could easily Increase Ita rites
If the controlling lines so desired.
aar De-ala la 9lh.
The switchmen's strike and tba weather
retarded buaines.
There Is little l ke!ihood that the Oreat
Northern will Increase ita dividend or make
any extra distribution. The Baidwtn Loco
motive company will bring out a IH.OIO.10J
bond Issue. It la believed, and present Indi
es tiens apparently bear crut tha jtsssfst, J the gruas earnings for Atcouson this I
year mill be between SltB.CKM.iJja and SII4.-
iXi 1
A cumulation today showing the earnings j -Cfcmrle- W. Pool of Tecum haa an
ef tb, U!d roads at the end of the ninta ; nounced hia candidacy for the democrat.c
ruuuti. "f IMS fiscal yt-ar showed an as- ! nomination for the office of secretary of
gate Increase In the gross earnings amount- j state. Mr. Pool was speaker of the house
Uig to nearly lOiffil.O . Of thU amount j at the lust session of the state legislature.
the Denver
Rio Grande contributes tha
greaiest share. Next Ls the M teiiri p"
cific and the least la given ny uie oi.uin
Tha directors of the Amaiga.nated Cop
per cumpnny will meet Thuday of next
week for the purpose of action on
dividends. It ia exerttKl l!;er will be r.o
charge in the rat. John D. Ryan, prest
dent of tha Amalgamated, says tha outlook
la most optimistic During the latter part
of the week the saies of copper metals tn
creaatd. Calumet and Hecla advanced
their ptlcea fr reason.
Tha reported i;j.ivements of money this
week indicated a cash sain In the reserve j
Of about C MX kW. r airiy largt gains iru
the subireusui-y offset the amount of t:ia
' " .
la iii.arters In cioi-e loucn wun m ml'fnarr
fa r of the sieel corporations a rporl ays j
cuttunoii stoik will be pUcsd on a 5 per i
ctnt Imlusinai information from i
tl:s soutiiern fli-idx , t,.e o e fle.tia,
:iot no 4lij.pMltion to beiti-r . P cea.
Vsaag Weanaa'a Drvae falrkr Fire
While HaUlac Child la
Her Anna.
tiLENWOOD SPRINGS. Coin.. April 14 -
Her clothing catching fire while she was
hul ling her baby ia Uer arms, tha youn
wife or Kuy nana". ranch manager
nar t.a.c ran erreanuo out or dvirs'. h., thouart the nrvce dings unusual.
tuiln.v was roaxted Uj doith,
but droiiptd til b.ii.y m lima to save its
life. The husband me.ed tha tragedy
from a dit.i-i- e. but was unable to reatn
his wiTd in tune t j ht.p her.
fteatric Mre 1 ,.OiK
BSATKICS. Neb., April li. Special Tel-
am.) At a xpet.-:! meeting of tha city
this event n the annua! lax
r.ia.-ed ar II wl Tha nj.n-
X a.un waa ui...ii to tu.
NEW TORK. April !!. Sp'Cial Tele
gram rr-m.iont uppers nf the a meri-
mn rMl.ratlnn nf T K. r will anplk In
thm city tomurrnw. Next week he may go
into Pennsylvania to lend a hand In
sett line the strike of the coal miners.
Preuint Ccimwrj has been invited to at
Ifflj conferences b'twMi the miners and
opra,or' Bdt p-""" !
President Compere ia represented as sav- j
ing that the United Steel corporation Is 1
I try'ng to pal!lat the laboring men by j
raising traces. .Uhough the m.n evidenced
no design to do so until the steel workers I
had carried tlwir grievances to the ears
of Prrsldent Tsft and Attorney General
There will be a conference In Philadel
phia Monday and another. Tuesday which.
mine owners. This will be the first move I
taken by the head of the American Fed--ra.
tlon of Ijibor in the coal strike. Hereto
fore he has allowed the necotiatlona to fall
upon Mr. Lewis, president of ths United
Minis Workers of America.
Murdered Body
of O. Fa Hamilton
Found at Mullen
Man Active in Unearthing Land
Frauds Eeported to Have
Been Killed.
BROKEN BOW, Neb., April IS: (Special
Telegram.) Word was received here today
thaX the murdered body of O. F. Hamll-
i ton. who disappeared from Mullen two
years ago, was found yesterday near the
stock yard at that place. Hamilton la said
to have Incurred tha enmity of a. number
of people by assisting secret service men
In unearthing land frauds. Several Impor
tant arrests, have been reported to have
been made.
! Patten to Jump
in Cotton Strife
Bull Campaign is Said to Be Started
Before Maturity of ULij
CHICAGO. April 11 (Special Telegram to
The TW Within the next forinlfftit Amer-
lca wl)1 ajvuther sensational cotton war
aa the result of 2 bull campaign led by
James F Patten.
Mr. Patten does not deny that Be is going
into the market harder than he ever has
Before the maturity of May options.
Pool Files for
Secretary- of State
Speaker of House at Last Session
Would like the Democratic
(From a Staff Correspondent).
LINCOLN, April IS. (Special Telegram.)
Pteysleiaa Hurra that Dlatlaaralahed
Ha mart t Will Sms Be Oat mt
REDDING. Conn.. April IS. Samuel L.
Clemens (Mark Twa n). who la seriously ill
of angina pectoris at his country seat,
Stormfield. waa better today, and Dr. Rob
ert H. Haey of New York sa-d that If the
i ... . ...... . ...niimia, V wmil.1 mkl entt-
sider it necessary for him to r-main with
the patient a great while longer.
At S:29 o'clock Mr. Clemen physicians
iiued the following builr-Un:
"Mr. Clemens' condition today, while st 11
I serioua.
Is improved and he La resting
Love is Blind, but Union
Station Crowds Are Not
Has a man rig'tt to kiaa his wif In ths
public waiting
room of a ralln ad station'
This Is tn question which is bothering
t C. Andcrwm of Minneapolis. He trim tn ;
J experiment several titnes Saturday morning
, ,t t,, !.-; states, and. when stopped
tinK enough t- look about h:m. found that
. mit- being watched by a crowd of per-
, suns
i Coming tu Omaha from Minneapolla. he
' wss obilh-ed to sTtnd a couple of hours
! wa.tmg for the tram that was tj take
1 him and his new wif to bi-nv -r. took
I her hand in hia and eeral oxrula: ry
I iom:UBior revet.-erated tliruutin too a
j tion. It did not taie long to gjil er a
crowd. thl they were being watched. th
rW o. paries ironj ine
.1 on aad left
' beiiiod their tuag -, who-h consisted
pjjyjiciaa Says He Has Faith in Jury
and Wants Thin? Over.
tumors is szniorsLY hl
Dr. Twyman for the State Has Acnt
AppenOlClU-S. Tfl TT f"RTTTri.T
Hla Death la Eiseetril, Bat Even
Tkaaik All WllsrMes Die, Prose
eater Says Trial Will
KANSAS CTTT. April It 'The case of
Dr. B. C. Hyde will positively go to trial
next Monday," said Prosecutor Virsil
Conklia tonight.
The plan was to have the state deliver
,s opening statement In the case today.
but not knowing the exact condition of
Dr. G. T. Twyman, one of the state's wit
nesses who waa stricken with acute ap
pendicitis yesterday, the prosecution re
fused to make the address. Ia the event
that Dr. Twyman could not be used aa a
witness, said Mr. Conkllng, certain changes
would have to be made in the statement.
Ha wanted to know exactly what witnesses
he could depend upon, he said, before he
went. Into trial.
When tt was suggested that the Jury,
which was chosen yesterday, be sworn,
Mr. Conkling objected. This led many to
believe that he might yet ask to have the
Jury discharged. In the event of the Jury
being sworn, nothing could stop the pro
gress of the trial. Tonight, however, Mr.
Conkllng set aside ail doubt aa to his In- I
tention to begin the trial.
"Dr. Twn.'i condition la very good,
Ipdeed," he said. "He may be able to
testify. I ahail proceed with, the trial even
though halt of the state's witnesses be
Wltaeaeee far State.
Frank P. Walsh, chief counsel for Dr.
Hyde, will insist upon the witnesses for
the state testifying In order and he will
not present a witness for the defense until
the last aian haa taken the stand for the
Monday probably will be given over en
tirely to the making of the opening ad
dresses. The state's speaker will address
the Jury first. Mr. Walsfc. wll& fallow for
the defense. k
Dr . Hyde Is anxioujr to. go JbrlaJ He ' -hey go on a special court tram to Sera
believea be baa a fair Jury and, besides '.mermg in the eaalara AJpa. Unfortunately
thu onst of the ease la enormous. In the j Mr. Roosevelt's engagement tu receive the
stenographic fees amounted to a trifle more
than Su09.
Dr. J. R. Hull, who Is under Indictment
with Mrs. Alma Vaughn of Kirksville, Mo.,
Introduced himself to Dr. Hyde In the court
room today." They chatted for a few min
utes regarding commonplace subjects. Each
expressed pleasure at meeting the other.
Two more members of the Swope family
Miss-s Margaret arid Lucy Lee Swope
sisters of Mrs. Hyde, came to the criminal
court building for the first time today.
Neither spoke to Mrs. Hyde. Both an
nounced they Intended to take the stand
against their brother-in-law.
Dr. A. M. Perdue, a local scientist, has
been added to Dr. Hyde's list of medical
experts. It waa announced today.
Jury U Held.
Pending a more detailed statement of the
physician's Illness, the Jury la held with
out being sworn. In the event of Dr. Twy
man's death before Monday, the case would
go to trial immediately. If, however, bia
Illness la not fatal, but lingering, the stale
may aek that the Jury be dismissed and
the case continued indefinitely. Such a
course will be opposed by the attorneys
for Dr. Hyde, as they are desirous of their
client being-given an Immediate trial.
An operation was performed on Dr. Twy
man this morning. Dr. Jabes Jackson
diagnosed bis qase as acute diverticulitis.
This, according to physicians, is even mora
dangerous than appendicitis. Dr. Twyman
passed through the operation successfully,
it waa announced at 11 o'clock.
t'e art Raoaa la Crwwdem.
For the f.rsl lime since toe trial started,
the court room was crowded today. It was
expected that the slate would make its
opening statement.
One of the early arrivals was Dr. J. T.
Hull of Kirksville, Mo., who la Jointly In
dicted with Mrs. A'ma Vaughan for the
murder by poisoning of her husband. Prof.
J. T. Vautrhon. Dr. Hull greeted Dr. Hyde
and was Introduced to Mrs. Hyde. He
talked with them for several minutes
Neither mentioned his ease. The physicians
had never met before.
"Dr. Hyde is a fine looking man." said
Dr. Hull.
i oaa very glad to meet Dr. Hull." was
j Lrr Myoe s remark.
j Dr Hyde ia disappointed because of ths
j 'Iay In the case, but he Is philosophical
about It.
"It has been said that the mills of the
I frod grind slowly," h- remarked after
' of several p arc-Is wrapped in paper. Some
curious yuns-iiers came serosa Uie un-
piot acted Bundies and proceeded to see
hut was in them. They were playing
"store" with tile contents of the Da ret Is
j m hM, a r3i.n4 employe took pose)1on
j of Mr. and Mrs. Anderson's property and
car t i theJ belongings to the station
master's office.
Andersun apniard shortly afterward
and aiked for his 'household goods and
Arona! tffri-t." H.s houa.-hold goods
curm.attd of a kn.fe, f rk. s;-oon, cup. sau
cer and a Jar of prerved fruit. The
couple's personal eff- ois were loo num. r
ouah to mertion. After a erem- with
ma Anderson was ab e to i
his property cniiMiitrd of a.-d it aa turned i
over to him. He had it check d to keep1
it aay from curious ca.ldre and vriu j
out With hid if to r Uiiwaa. j
Francis Joseph Invites Roosevelt to
Take Short Hunting; Trip.
Jaaat late Alpa Weald Iaterfere with
Reeeptiaa to Asaerleaaa Coart
Dlaaer aad Otera far
VIENNA. April 16 Mr. Roosevelt and
Kerrnlt made an automobile excursion to
day to tha famous Kreuzcnateln caatle of
Count W'Jcaek, some twenty miles from
Vienna. The weather waa fine.
While at breakfast this morning Mr.
Roosevelt received a call from Emperor
Francis Joseph, who Invited him to ac
company bia majesty on a capercailzie
hunting expedition following the court din
ner tonight. These birds are shot Just be
fore dawn, and the emperor proposed that
compelled him to decline this gracious in
vitation. The former president had luncheon with
American Ambassador Kerens and later
called upon Prince and Princess Fursten
berg and waa escorted by the prince, who
is at the head of the management to the
International Mrt1nff exhibition.
The day will be concluded with the court
dinner at the Schoenbrunn castle, a brief
visit to the Imperial opera and the recep
tion to the America t colony at the em
Aliased AaaKkUt Arrested.
GENEVA, April 16. It was announced
here today an anarchist identified as a
member of the American Black Hand was
arrested on Wednesday at Chiasso, Switz
erland, near the Italian frontier, on the
suspicion that he had designs on Mr.
Roosevelt's life.
The police think the suspect, who hsV In
his poMieegion several cipher telegrams
from the United States, waa enroute for
Venice, where he expected to find the
former president.
Murderer of
Three Convicted
GIRARD. Kan., April IS. Fred Parks, a
negro, was sentenced to prison for life to
day for the murder of the Bork family,
near Frontenac, November St. He was
taken to prison a few hours later.
By an agreement made before Parks went
to trial, Edward Charles, who was with
Parks on the night of the murders, wl'.l
now piead guilty and accept a peniteniary
The murdered fainlly consisted of William
Boric, bis wife and child, three years old.
They were shot and killed while driving
along a country road In a buggy- The
motive for the crime was robbery.
The habit of turn
ing to the. want ad
pages of The Bee
Sundays to find out what U
going on, is a very good habit.
It is a growing habit.
So many have profited by
this habit
Bee want ads find jobs for
They will sell anything in
the world.
This is the great bargain
Read thera.
You fee! the pulse of the
' people here.
If they aho'ild whet your a pistils)
to use one of these l:n!a tretsurrs,
'jihoae Dour,:.. a 23$, and a che-urful
fatt will writ your for yau an.4,
see that it gets proper c'.ast-ificA-tiua.
i In M A
Church Divided
by Organ Goes
Into Court
Factions in Conjrregatdoa at Trinity
Springs, lad., to Determine Own
ership of Property by Law.
WASHINGTON, Ind., April 18. Failing
to determine In fraternal council whether
or not musical Instruments properly may
be employed in the services of the Chris
tian church, differing factions In its mem
bership In southern Indiana decided to ask
the courts to rule and they came before
the Martin county circuit eourt today.
The "progressiva" wing of the Christian
chureh at Trinity Springs ia suing the
"non-organist" wing for possession of the
property, which Includes a small reed
It was over this organ that contention
or! ir!n ally arose. " Before it was installed,
at the request of a traveling evangelist,
muelo In the church had consisted solely
of congregational singing of hymns, with
out Instrumental accompaniment.
Pays Board Bill
With Murder
Unusual Story of Motive for Capital
Crime Comes from Gary,
GART. Ind.. April 16. Killing of a third
man to satisfy a bill owed by the murderer
to another man la the development of the
confession today said by tha local police
to have been made by Dmydriule Ulemek.
Ulemek. a stetl worker, was arrested a
few days ago at Mononaphela, Pa., and
brought back to Gary, the scene of the
alleged crime.
According to the police Ulemek; confessed
murdering . Michael Reibrlch hera a year
aS' t the request- of Samuel Wojmovich.
a boarding house keeper, who had lost HO
to Rebrich. The boarding house man, it
Is alleged, returned home and woke up
Ulemek. who owed him a bill for SIM for
"Kill Rebrich and TU forget the board
bill." Wojmovlch la quoted as saying.
The police declare that Ulemek donned
his clothes, seized a revolver, found Re
brich and shot him.
Will Address the National Geographi
cal woeletr- at Ita Meetlaar
?lext Jane.
NEW TORK. April lfi (Special Telegram
to The Bee.) The first public address of
Colonel Theodore Roosevelt may be made
before the National Georgraphlcal society
In Washington, after his arrival In Amer
ica In June.
It has been the idea of the society for
some time to Invite Colonel ' Roosevelt to
talk upon, his travels. When' an invitation
was sent to him he readily accepted it.
The date of the address has not been set.
Colonel Roosevelt la an honorary member
of the society.
How Big is Omaha?
What Some People Think About It
Jt ;t ...Elsie Peiter 17 Pierce
J47.SMS ." Oliver Cola, 41.-st Grant
i:S woe Florence Chamnuiat. i:H 8. 2Slh
1 G. W. Taibot, 2;m Manderson
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W. J. -Sa-niloui e. Klron
Mildred Carlwin. Fremont
L. C. Marks. J1K Lafayette
F. HoOer.t'ounril boiifs
E. A. Stringer. Bee Blilg
H. C. lia 3.
A. Waggoner, llii S. Jstn
A. L. Uauter. Souui Omaha
J. -A. Beenrr, Atianuc
.. Hansen. Atlantic
Bertha tisrton. SJZ S. Sid
...Kenneth l-avia. Genoa
Haxel J. iiwtr, OgaUula
Earl Austin, Kranalin
it. A. Kerr. H tielinss
A.. L. AuKt.o, Eenaieinan
ili . A. H. VV'oulnt. Ingleside
John R .bei t-xon. Ko.urese
SV. L Blair, Linwood
J. Barker .2 A 2.'tn
..Edeard Perains, itC Wanders.. n
A V. Moore. Si. JZd
1 a ! .? Via Horn. N-.rtn Luup
James i-.char It-nn mil and iacaS4n
W. K. Lounsbury, Aurora
Eiia J-lrgemnn, North ptstte
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Cliarle lirr.ea. Haroings
L:w. i.i. ..Joe Nnid.
M.oo. n
The Census Man
Enters Into Traffic Agreement with
Eio Grande.
Threes: Paaeeagger Tralaa May Oner
ate Besweea Caiaaaw aad Coast
Tar ef Yardssea ts
DENVER. Colo . April 18. At a confer
ence of railroad officials today the Chi
cago. Burlington at Quincy railroad and
the Dearer de Rio Grande and Western
Pacific lines concluded traffic agreements
whereby these systems will interchange
business in Denver and the Gould lines
will become the outlet to California for the
Hill roads.
President Darius Miller of tha Burlington
road said after the conference that through
passenger trains probably would be. op
erated from Chicago by way of Denver to
Saa Frapclsco.
"The Burlington does not own a dollar' a
worth, of stock: in. tha Denver U Rio
Grande," said Mr. Miller. "Who ever
bought the S4.0OS.O0O worth at par evidently
wanted it quite badly. It waa not our
road, however, that made that deal. I
don't know whether It was Mr. Hawley
or not.
Better Pax for Tardaaen.
George W. Holdrega of Omcha, general
manager of the Chicago, Burlington &
Quincy, said the Burlington had made a
temporary contract to use the Chicago &
Northwestern tracks from Shoshone. Wyo.,
to a Colorado A. Southern connection at
J Orin Junction, pending the completion of
ita own line, and that through' that ar
rangement it was expected that the
Colorado & Southern and the Burlington
would Jointly be in a position to Inaugurate
a gulf to coast service by the first of next
Ths Burlington official also announced
that they bad agreed to an Increase of 3
cents on hour in the pay of yardmen on
the entire system with the exception of
Denver. . , .
Mere Than Five Theaaaad Men Who
Keeght far Carle Sana
LlTlaa; Ahmad.
WASHINGTON. April iaSpedal Tele
gram to The Bee.) More 'than 5.0M men
who receive pensions for service during the
civil war live outside of the United States.
i Some of the places to which pensions are
ant are remote and far away.
Last year the government paid out 1190.
KC.0CO to KL000 surviving veterans and
wldowa Ohio and Pennsylvania lead, each
slate having 92.000 in round numbers. New
York has 8X00A. Illinois tS.0( and Indiana,
57.0(0 pensioners.
Cansda leads In the foreign nations, with
2,'SL Germany has 580. Ireland 4-0 and
England 371. Other places to which money
Is sent are the Seychelles Islands. S' Mar
tins. St. Helena, Azores, Bahamas. Turkey.
Greece. Liberia, Korea, Honduras, Isle of
Man and Hong Kong.
Three civil war veterans have attained
the ages of 10S. n7 and 10 years, respec
HI ten
W. A. Ko'-ker. North Platte
Lilian Kubat. South Cimana
W. K. IreijLiid, Bosi.n
P. J- Ryan, isi.uth (-nana
Ttlie ekow. South Omaha
G. Wegman. Bl je Hill
... Dave Callahan Soutn i.mnha
...Mrs. J. L I-Visel, 2" U N. r.,n
Arthur Carlson. Omaha
G- A. Curtis, South Oman
..W. M. htiilniifi. Council h.uiM
Anna Kubat, fut)i Omtia
P- W. Ionia. Kanise
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Insarjent3 in th; Organization Malta
Their Influence Felt
Believed Whea Conventioa
Ends lis Work.
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WASHINGTON. April 11 (Special Tele
gram to The Bee.) The convention of the
National Women's Suffrage association,
which ended today, an dthe national con
gress of Daughters of the American Revo
lution, which convenes Monday, have
brought more prominent women to this
c.ty than sny other event which baa trans
pired in the United plates. Today the na
tional capital would, if a census had been
taken, showed Itself the temporary abiding
p ace of a ia.-ga Traction of the well known
women o fthe land.
As the suffrag!?ta wound up their stormy
convention and clouds began to form, her
alding trouble In the ranks of the Daugh
ters of the American Revolution, whaa
their congress assemMca on Monday, de
velopments have come to- pass which show
the public at large that the women are
rapidly becoming adept In the game of
The spirit of pro preys has already caused
two sets of insurgents one in the Wom
en's Suffrage association and the other la
the Daughters of the American Revolution.
The Insurgents are formidable in each or
ganization. In the suffrage association
they defend the huwing of President Taft
and In the Daughters of the American
Revolution they are fosteting the movement
to oust Mrs. Matthew Scott, the president.
Fear and Trembling;.
Among the members of the cabinet and
congress there are many who fear that to
some Indirect way they must have been
drawn Into the suffrage controversy, and
tonight there were audible sighs of relief
marking the close of the convention.. Even
President Taft. whose presence gave rise
to the trouble, evidenced a feeling of secret
I liiv Ikat V. innvAH,t..M Y. .1 , .
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own. i uw prwaiucmi eviuvuuy leaxeo tnat
the hissing incident would have soma
political effect.
It waa feared and openly commented that
the wives and daughters of congressmen
and cabinet members might be drawn Into
the interesting suffrage fight, which would
In turn Involve the men. For a time it
waa actually feared that something might
grow out of tile Taft Incident which would
be construed Into a campaign matter and
might be an issue In some of tha state
campaigns next fail, especially In the west
ern states where suffrage prevaila.
Meet la the Mall.
With President Taft already the center
of a political storm, the new clouds which
have arisen from the hlsBing Incident added
to his troubles. It is said that when Presi
dent Taft met Mrs. Donald McLean, honor
ary president of the Daughters of Americas
Revolution, in the corridor of the Arlington
hotel after be had attended the convention.
Captain Archibald Butt, the military aide
of tha president, pushed forward and whis
pered to Mrs. McLean:
"Are you a suffragette?"
Mrs. McLean was both puzsled and sur
prised and she showed it In her manner
as she replied:
"Good gracious!"
The president shook hands with hr and
Captain Butt moved away, muttering
sorneth f which sounded like:
"Thunk God!"
The warfare which raged In the conven
tion of the suffragists was unexpected, so
far as the Taft incidtnt was concerned,
but It Is believed It will have a far-reaching
The anti-suffraglsts are led by Mrs.
Eiihu Root, wife of Senator Root of New
York, and will doubtless attempt to make
capital of the Incident.
The storm in the coming congress of th
Daughters of the American Revolution haj
already " been annoum.J, but of a dif
ferent character. However. suspicious
rumors have been heard within the last
twenty-four hours. Indicating that curia. a
delegates will attempt to have a resolu
tion adopted f-voring suffrage. If such,
a resolution ia forthcoming It will mean
a new eruption. The Daughters of the
American Revolution is conspicuous for
Its politics, but the political struggles have
been confined to the election of its own
After Mra. Satt.
The Insurgents within the body are de
termined to Imp. iii h Mrs. Scott, if possi
ble, because. U ey allege, she violated the
censtitution of li.a body in diucnarging
some of the clerical force In haaJ.fuartera
without consulting the executive commit
tee. Mrs. McLean, when asked today if the
const ess would be near-etui, said:
"We have aiways be-i given credit for
more nuine than we ever mode. I thins ma
ci ming t:-0!a-re.-s will be an important one.
So many vague rumors have been circu
lated that real'y ii-i.u no ground for
"Mrs. Scoit, the pr'sdent general, axainst
who n.jionic of the so-ca:led Insurgents are
working. d;e not antkira:e any trouble.
I have heard nothing of an attempt to have
tne cor.Kie go on riCuid aa favoring auf
fratfe. Doubtless, howrv-r. a number of
the members pre-mi may favor,
lor sorr.e of those f t a t:.ud tha iu f a ;a
iouvei.t'.oa this week are remaining over
for our i-ui.Kteaa it it week."
President Taft this afternoon sent a I. tter
to Mrs. Frances ij i res Poller, president
if the Nai A ma 1 an Su.'fraa anaoi ia
tion. in r-p.y t the Ut .nr of -aoioay wi.icn
he received, li par:, Pri-Mtletii. Taft aatd:
"I regret the incident ahUll occurred
d'.ilin gmy ape , not for per-oiial reasons,
for I have no personal feel.ngs on the sub
ject at all, but because mil -h siKiiricance'
baa been attached t It. Ii may be u.ed
in aa unfair way to embarrass the leaders
of your move-iienu I thank thi organ. xa-
tion for tha kind y aad cur ten - of t-i
resolution subinttt'd ami that ths
ii.i-ident iu wliu h ( reler may aiK.n be fr
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